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Sanitize and charge devices with Accell’s wireless gadget


You can rest your gadget on top for a charge or pop it inside from a cleaning.
You can rest your gadget on top for a charge or pop it inside from a cleaning.
Photo: Accell

The new Accell Power UV Sanitizer with Wireless Charging promises to kill 99% of common germs and bacteria on your devices with UV light. And of course you can also use it to power them up.

It’s hardly the first one to the sanitizing and charging party, but it sounds like a useful gadget nontheless.

“As much as we rely on gadgets each day, it’s quite common for unseen bacteria and germs to spread,” said Tenny Sin, Accell’s vice president of sales and marketing, in a press release. “Accell is pleased to provide consumers with a complete solution that is not only effective in killing bacteria, but is also a convenient wireless charging solution.”

5 minutes to sanitize

Accell said its new sanitizing device “effectively kills 99% of common germs and bacteria in 360 degrees in just five minutes, ensuring devices are clean and clear from potentially harmful viruses.”

You pop your device inside Accell’s product for the 5-minute cleaning or a 10-minute deep cleaning. It’s handy to use to clean other frequently used items, too, such as  masks, keys, jewelry, watches, glasses and baby accessories.

To charge a device, you rest it on the lid. It supports wireless charging for any Qi-enabled device, such as iPhones and Airpods, at up to 15W of power transfer.

All sort of frequently touched items can be sanitzed.
All sorts of frequently touched items can be sanitized.
Photo: Accell

EPA-certified and smells good, too?

The sanitizing station also features an aromatherapy effect, the company added. Users can add a drop of essential oil before sanitizing, leaving a fresh fragrance on the sanitized device.

The company said the new sanitizing charger earned certification from the Environmental Protection Agency.

The product comes with a 9V power adapter and USB-C to USB-A cable.

Fremont, California-based Accell makes an assortment of power and connectivity accessories, among other items. It said it plans to release a USB4 cable and Thunderbolt 4 docking station in its next cycle of products.

Price: $69.99

Where to buy: Accell

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